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Sequim Cranksgiving wheels in 2,400 pounds-plus for food bank

With 46 riders wheeling their way from store to store, the ninth-annual Sequim Cranksgiving on Nov. 16 tallied 2,465 pounds and $323 in cash donations… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2019

Sequim Soroptimists set holiday fest for Saturday

There is much more inside these jars than the listed ingredients. Linda Klinefelter says when she’s preparing her jams and jellies for Soroptimist International of… Continue reading

SHS’ ‘Twelfth Night’ stages for one more weekend

The Sequim High School Operetta Club stages William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night, or What You Will” at the school auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave. Shows begin… Continue reading

WOW! Wellness forum tackles issues around loneliness

Dr. Michael McBride presents “Why Loneliness Is So Toxic” at the next WOW! Working on Wellness Forum, set for 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11,… Continue reading

Above, Greywolf Elementary hosts a large group of presenters for Career Day (pictured) on Nov. 19, hobby and recreation on Nov. 20, and community service on Nov. 21. Right, Brad Griffith of Craft Stick Bending talks with Greywolf Elementary students at a Kids at Hope presentation on Nov. 19. Photos courtesy of Greywolf Elementary

@SequimSchools — Nov. 27, 2019

DISTRICT The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019
Above, Greywolf Elementary hosts a large group of presenters for Career Day (pictured) on Nov. 19, hobby and recreation on Nov. 20, and community service on Nov. 21. Right, Brad Griffith of Craft Stick Bending talks with Greywolf Elementary students at a Kids at Hope presentation on Nov. 19. Photos courtesy of Greywolf Elementary

A&E briefs — Nov. 27, 2019

OPAA sets December get-together Olympic Peninsula Art Association hosts the club’s December general meeting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at St. Luke’s Episcopal church,… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Backyard Birding series continues in December

Hosted by members of the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society, the 10-class Backyard Birding series continues in December with an event at 10 a.m. on Saturday,… Continue reading

Births — Nov. 27, 2019

Nov. 12, 2019 — 7:49 p.m., a son, Asher King Anderson, 8 pounds ounces, to Mckenna Danielle Ridgway and Devin Scott Anderson, Sequim.… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019
Family and friends gather in October to commemorate the Sequim Civic Center being named after longtime Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, who was unable to attend the occasion due to being in the hospital. There for the occasion were, top left, Robb Reese, husband, Paula Swisher, Washington Municipal Clerk’s Association (WMCA) president; second row, Carolyn Gallaway, Jefferson County deputy clerk, Virginia Olsen, WMCA immediate past president; third row, Helen Kuznek, mother, Mary Bower, retired Clallam Transit clerk, Joanna Sanders, City of Port Townsend clerk; bottom row, Sharon DelaBarre, past chairman City Arts Advisory Commission, Alicia Neal, daughter, and Brody Neal, grandson. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

City of Sequim sets gallery dedication, holiday tree lighting

City staff are inviting the community to celebrate the holiday season — and one of the area’s arts advocates. The City of Sequim and the… Continue reading

Family and friends gather in October to commemorate the Sequim Civic Center being named after longtime Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, who was unable to attend the occasion due to being in the hospital. There for the occasion were, top left, Robb Reese, husband, Paula Swisher, Washington Municipal Clerk’s Association (WMCA) president; second row, Carolyn Gallaway, Jefferson County deputy clerk, Virginia Olsen, WMCA immediate past president; third row, Helen Kuznek, mother, Mary Bower, retired Clallam Transit clerk, Joanna Sanders, City of Port Townsend clerk; bottom row, Sharon DelaBarre, past chairman City Arts Advisory Commission, Alicia Neal, daughter, and Brody Neal, grandson. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Community Calendar — Nov. 27, 2019

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is noon on Wednesday, one week before publication at editor@sequimgazette.com or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Faith news — Nov. 27, 2019

Bahá’i community offers special children’s program In honor of Universal Children’s Day in November, the Bahá’i community in Clallam County will host a discussion on… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Free lifeguard certification class set at Sequim YMCA

The YMCA of Sequim, 610 N. Fifth Ave., hosts a free lifeguard certification class set for 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, and 9-11 a.m.… Continue reading

Historical Society sets talk on Spruce Division

The Clallam County Historical Society/North Olympic History Center is sponsoring a presentation by Steve Hauff about the Spruce Production Division, set for 2 p.m. on… Continue reading

Pastor Jerry Luengen, left, practices his role as Josaiah in a Nov. 20 dress rehearsal for the Sequim Valley Nazarene Church living nativity performance. The nativity will be performed four times each night at the church on Dec. 6-8. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Living Nativity returns to Sequim Valley Nazarene

Local church hosts event for third year

Pastor Jerry Luengen, left, practices his role as Josaiah in a Nov. 20 dress rehearsal for the Sequim Valley Nazarene Church living nativity performance. The nativity will be performed four times each night at the church on Dec. 6-8. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Milestone: Car club makes annual toy donation

Sequim Valley Car Club members Joe Flint and Chuck Dayton deliver toys in Joe Flint’s 1930 Model A pick-up to Clallam County Fire District 3… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Milestone: Fire District 2 picks Sequim man for deputy chief

Justin Grider of Sequim is the new Deputy Fire Chief for Clallam 2 Fire Rescue (Port Angeles area). The Deputy Chief position had been vacant… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Milestone: Special donation for Toys For Tots

Sequim resident Vivian Brown donated 237 Toys to Toys For Tots after shopping post-holiday sales last January. She then took them home and stored them… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Milestone: Weaver honored with City of Sequim’s 2018 Westcott Award

City of Sequim presented the sixth-annual “Westcott Award” to Deborah Weaver for her 2018 service as a Volunteer in Police Service at the City Volunteer… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Obituaries — Nov. 27, 2019

Larry Maurice Hanify Larry Maurice Hanify of Port Angeles died of Alzheimer’s disease/dementia on Nov. 20, 2019. He was 84. Hanify was born Aug. 15,… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Olympic National Park continues 2019-2020 Perspectives series

Program topics and presenters have been announced for this year’s Perspectives Winter Speaker Series, offered free of charge on the second Tuesday of each month… Continue reading